Industry and Public Don’t Like DOT’s Proposed Cargo Bike Rules
This freight bike rule is going to be a heavy lift, the Department of Transportation learned on Wednesday.
The Moped Crisis: Safe Streets Group Issues Policy Recommendations
The city needs to rein in illegal mopeds with a combination of cracking down on rogue vendors, building safer roads for all users and better educating users.
Why Did a DMV Supervisor Advise a Cop to Break the Law and Commit License Plate Fraud?
A police officer was fired from his position after following the advice of the Department of Motor Vehicles to turn his personal car into a "ghost vehicle."
Serious Traffic Crash Injuries on the Rise: Report
A new online tool tracks serious injury data, which DOT has been required to publish since last year.
City Council’s Five-Year MSG Permit Keeps Riders Stuck in Penn Basement
The City Council’s five-year permit extension delayed Madison Square Garden's request to stay “in perpetuity" — but was still too generous to James Dolan.
‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
Philly Gives City Workers Free Transit. Can Other Cities Follow?
It's sure to be a boon for SEPTA, the environment, and city employees’ quality of life, but can it be a model for other cities?
AVs Aren’t Solving our Transportation Problems; They’re Automating Them
"Right now, AV-makers would have us believe that all of our transportation concerns will go away if we simply replace human drivers with computers. But we know this is not true."
American Streets May Soon Get Their First Accessible Design Standards from the Feds
The ADA has been the law for 33 years. Why has it taken this long to write strong guidelines to implement it on U.S. streets?
N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail
New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.